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Mar 20, 2011 8:00am EDT
. this morning, target libya. u.s. and european forces pound libya overnight. taking out key targets at the u.s. gets embroiled in a new overseas conflict. now moammar gadhafi is surrounding key sites with women and children to create a human shield. how involved will the u.s. get? >>> hope and fear. nine days after the tsunami, an incredible rescue. an 80-year-old woman and a teenage boy found alive. but then, there's this. the drinking water in tokyo, now tainted with radiation. >>> fall from grace. he was the most famous bear in the world. knut the polar bear has died at the young age of 4. how did he go from the top of the world to this tragic end? >>> and bullied no more. this is the video giving hope to underdogs all over the world. this boy body-slams his bully. this morning, he's telling his story. what made him snap? >>> good morning. the u.s. is now involved in its third overseas conflict. this one is called operation odyssey dawn. and throughout the night, we saw images like these. u.s. and british ships and submarines launches missiles at libyan targets to establish a no-fly zone ov
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Mar 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
. it could spark intervention from the u.s. and its allies within hours. and david kerley is with the president, who is beginning a trip to latin america, in brazil. good morning, david? >> reporter: the president is in brazil now. waiting to see if the unpredictable moammar gadhafi heeds his warning. and gadhafi may have answered in the last several hours. and that letter that you mentioned, calling the u.n. resolution invalid. and his forces continue to strike at the rebels in the east. this morning, a striking image. a libyan fighter plane, shot down by rebel forces battling moammar gadhafi. the libyan leader had reportedly been bombing the rebels inside his country, despite president obama's stark warning just 12 hours earlier. >> a cease-fire must be implemented immediately. let me be clear. these terms are not negotiable. >> reporter: within hours of that statement, gadhafi's government scrambled, saying it's declared a cease-fire. but this morning, the fighting continues. and there are new questions about if and when the united states and its allies will have to enf
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Mar 13, 2011 8:00am EDT
. the u.s. condemned that verdict. he brought satellite equipment to cuba. >>> and the afghan government says four civilians were killed by a road side bomb. the taliban recently increased attacks on civilians there. >>> finally, in bismarck, north day tote that, the national guard had to be called in to rescue hundreds of people stranded in a blizzard. about 800 people were trapped in white krous conditions. two highways were closed by the snow. the weather here has been so nice, i keep forgetting that it's winter other places. >> it is, ron, thank you. >>> speaking of weather, we want to go to stephanie roberts from wsts, our tampa affiliate. >> we're looking at another storm system with winter weather moving into the northwest part of the country. we'll see heavy rains, mountain snows. the worst weather will stay north of san francisco. numerous watches and warnings have been issued already for that part of the country. winds being the big headline. we may see wind gusts of 60 miles an hour. rain and above normal temperatures to the southeast. >>> dan and bianna? >> thank you, stephan
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Mar 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >> you were reporting this on "world news" last night. more missile strikes for the u.s. and allies against libya. now there is growing concern over how gadhafi will respond and whether he'll make good on his threat of terrorism. >>> and the latest from japan this morning. officials there saying the death toll now tops 18,000 this morning. an incredible number. and new concerns about radiation. contaminating, not only the tap water, but the vegetables there and seafood. we'll have a live report from the quake zone. >>> and in this country, a spring roared in california. snow, ice, rock slides shutting down major highways this morning. sam is standing by with the very latest on that. >> the first full day of spring, david. >>> let's get right to libya. and the latest actions by the u.s. and its allies. french fighter jets for the third day in a row, headed to libya. we have a team of correspondents, covering all of the angles this morning, starting with martha raddatz, in washington where she's been reporting all through the night. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the strikes have t
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Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
, reports of u.s. casualties, u.s. citizens in japan, being hurt. >> we know that military bases in japan, and there are several bases there. and are taking aircraft because narita airport is closed. and debris, cars on the runways of the airport. you can see the massive wall of water and mud and debris, being pushed ashore. it's an enormous tsunami. >> here's what the earthquake felt and sounded like when it hit. [ rumbling ] >> it went on for quite some time. the u.s. navy chief now says u.s. facilities in japan are safe. but juju chang is here. and the death toll now up to 40. >> absolutely. and sadly, those numbers will likely mount. the japanese prime minister is calling for calm, as his country mounts a massive emergency response. japan's military is being dispatched to the quake zone. airports have been shut down. subways have been shut down. workers in tokyo, hundreds of miles away from the epicenter, described grabbing on to the edge of their desks and just hanging on. the largest earthquake in japan's recorded history hit at 2:46 in the afternoon local time. what followed was th
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Mar 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
for drinkable water. and the expanding exodus that now reaches streets and airports of tokyo. the u.s. tells americans to evacuate the danger zone and sends in planes to get them out of japan. >>> and two exclusive interviews. tiger and trump. we go airborne with donald trump, who is sounding more like a candidate for president. >> part of the beauty of me is that i'm very rich. if i need $600 million, i can put up $600 million myself. >> and tiger tees off about his frustrations on the golf course. and the challenge of living life as a single dad. >>> and good morning, america, on this st. patrick's day. the latest developments this morning. steam still rising from three of those nuclear reactors. one of those, worse, in fact. it shows the plant at a very critical point. and japanese officials saying, a slight radiation increase is too small to harm the 39 million people around tokyo. >> here's what happened when you were asleep. you saw the military helicopters. they tried to dump 30 tons of sea water on the reactors. they go over it. and a lot of the water dissipates before it hits them.
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Mar 13, 2011 7:00am PDT
's called a subver subversive program to bring down the cuban government. the u.s. condemned that verdict. gross was convicted of bringing satellite equipment to cuba to improve internet access for the country's jewish community. >>> and the afghan government says that four civilians were killed by a roadside bomb. the victims were driving in kandahar province in southern afghanistan on saturday when their vehicle hit the bomb. the taliban recently increased attacks on civilians there. >>> and finally, in bismarck, north dakota, the national guard had to be called in to rescue hundreds of people stranded in a blizzard. about 800 motorists were trapped in vehicles by huge snowstorm in whiteout conditions. two highways were closed by the snow. the weather here has been so nice, i keep forgetting that it's still winter out there. elsewhere. >> it is, ron. thank you. >>> speaking of weather, we want to turn to stephanie roberts from our tampa affiliate, wfts. good morning to you, stephanie. >> good morning. and speaking of winter we are looking at another storm system moving into the northwes
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Mar 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
is asking the u.s. for help. and our government has sent in experts. from the nuclear regulatory commission. let's bring in martha raddatz, who joins us live from washington. martha, what are the primary concerns of the administration, where it's concerned right now? >> reporter: robin, the level of concern is so much greater this morning than it was last night, with the third explosion. i've been tracking this all through the night. getting phone calls from a u.s. official, that were more and more alarming. the last phone call saying the situation is, quote, catastrophic. and that they do believe the containment vessel has been breached. and the dangerous radiation is leaking into the air. it's also very disturbing that most of the plant workers have been told to get out of there. not only for what that tells you about radiation levels. but only 50 emergency workers are now left at the plant, trying desperately to keep water pumping into multiple reactors. so, this does get more worrisome by the hour, robin. >> so, what can the u.s. do right now, with these experts that are arriving? exact
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Mar 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
's not going to change. but it seems that the u.s. is trying to do a last-ditch effort to prevent a slaughter in benghazi. and saif gadhafi said, don't bomb us. it was very strange. listen to what he said. >> we want, even americans, to help us get rid of the remnants of those people and have a peaceful country. we want you to help us 20, you know, middle east democracy. more freedom. being peaceful. but not to threaten us with air strikes. we will not be afraid. >> and he said whatever happens is not going to cause his father to leave office. >> but i couldn't help but when we were listening with george. if you're waking up this morning and you hear that his father is considering shooting down passenger planes. american passenger planes. is he serious about that? >> well, the defense minister made that threat. and they did do lockerbie. they've taken admission for it. they do do that. clearly, one of the things that happens is you have to be prepared for some kind of retaliation. and they're threatening terrorism. >> what's your gut here? >> the gut is they don't have significant air defense
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Mar 29, 2011 7:00am PDT
for gadhafi, to get him into exile. well get into that with the u.s. bourd to the united nations, susan rice. >>> first, we go to jake tapper at the white house. >> reporter: good morning, george. the president said a confluence of events compelled the u.s. to act to stop a massacre. a moral and a strategic case to act. and broad support for reaction throughout the world. but, george, that did not stop the president's critics. the president said they were a special set of circumstances. >> the united states has worked with our international partners to mobilize a broad coalition, secure an international mandate to protect civilians, stop an advancing army, prevent a massacre and establish a no-fly zone. >> reporter: also clearly informing his decision were lessons from two previous presidents. why would the u.s. not militarily seek regime change in libya? >> to be blunt, we went down that road in iraq. >> reporter: but also the responsibility to prevent a massacre, as did not happen in the former yugoslavia during bill clinton's tenure in 1995. >> as president, i refuse to wait for images of
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Mar 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
with another plane. a u.s. airways plane, pierced by a bullet? the inside stories of two very near misses. >>> and what is seaworld thinking? a year after killing his trainer, the largest orca in captivity will perform again this morning. >>> prince harry plunges into polar waters with our bob woodruff. speaking out about his brother's wedding plans. and how he's prepping for his role as best man. >>> baby doll brawl. the real-life dolls that have parents in an uproar for teaching little girls to breast-feed. is this too much too soon? >>> good morning, everyone. and, boy, facebook is lighting up with that controversy. >> uh-huh. you said you wouldn't mind. >> i don't think i would. it doesn't seem that bad. we're going to get into that. we'll begin, the latest outside of japan. it's been three weeks since that earthquake. and the nuclear reactor is still not under control. they're trying everything to get it under control. the u.s. has sent over robots now. officials trying to contain all that radiation, also with a method that's never been used before. but we do have rare good news this
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Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
's divisions in his family. there's a variety of possibilities. >> reporter: meanwhile, u.s. officials expect to announce they expect to hand over command of the military operation by this weekend. so, there's much confusion and disagreement among the allies who, exactly, will take over. but the rebels don't want the u.s. to give up command. they want american ships and planes to keep pounding gadhafi forces. the rebels say if the u.s. lets up just a bit, gadhafi will be able to hold on. >>> defense analysts are saying the no-fly zone could cost up to $1 billion to enforce. that leaves the u.s. picking up a hefty portion of that tab. >> eye-opening number this morning. >>> we're going to turn to the weather now. did you see the lightning last nights in new york city? >> i did. what's going on, sam. >> it was a powerful system that moved through the area. we talk about thunder snow. but this was lightning with sleet. when you step out the door in the northeast, you're going to say what spring? look at the temperatures. we're dealing with winter-like air coming in behind us. we tapped into some
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Mar 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
people. the chief spokesman for the government went on television saying, we might need help of u.s. military fighting the nuclear accident. already, 750 of the nuclear plant workers had been told to leave, to find a safe place. only about 50 had remained. and now, it's believed, even they had been told to stop for a time. japanese officials had begun using helicopters to dump water on one of the reactors. now, even that idea is deemed unlikely to work. pictures this morning show the helicopters trying. they had to stop. it's believed the last 50 workers were already the final line of defense, working frantic in an all-out race. and nuclear experts tell us they're likely using full body suits with air packs, rotating in and out on strict schedules trying to minimize their exposure. radiation sickness can begin to set in rapidly at levels of 1,000 millisieverts. that's the equivalent of 25,000 chest x-rays. if exposed, the symptoms are immediate. from vomiting to a steep decline in white blood cells wiping out their immune system. right now, the radiation levels
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Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
for the government went on television saying, we might need help of u.s. military fighting the nuclear accident. already, 750 of the nuclear plant workers had been told to leave, to find a safe place. only about 50 had remained. and now, it's believed, even they had been told to stop for a time. japanese officials had begun using helicopters to drop water on one of the reactors. now, even that idea is deemed unlikely to work. pictures this morning show the helicopters trying. they had to stop. it's believed the last 50 workers were already the final line of defense, working frantic in an all-out race. and nuclear experts tell us they're likely using full body suits with air packs, rotating in and out. radiation sickness can begin to set in rapidly at levels of 1,000 millisieverts. that's the equivalent of 25,000 chest x-rays. if exposed, the symptoms are immediate. right now, the radiation levels have retreated slightly to ten millisievert. equivalent of one c.t. scan for every hour of exposure. overnight, reactor number 4 caught on fire for a second time in 24 hours. one reactor exploded after
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Mar 25, 2011 7:00am PDT
martha raddatz got exclusive access aboard the aircraft carrier where u.s. planes are taking off. and martha joins us from the u.s. air base in italy. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. general carter ham had been on the job as africa commander only ten days before this war began. and he has been going nonstop ever since. in the last 24 hours, the coalition targeted gadhafi's forces with air strikes in five cities. but stopping attacks against civilians with air power alone is proving a difficult task. we traveled with general carter ham, commander of this mission, for an exclusive interview aboard the "uss kearsarge," packed with war planes and helicopters that have been used in libya. >> does it bother me that there's innocent civilian people who's been slaughtered by these people while it's my job to protect them? i absolutely take that to heart. >> reporter: but the general says his mission is not to oust gadhafi. >> i don't think about him. i really don't. it's not in my mission set. what i do try to do is disrupt the ability of the current regime leader
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Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
and the economy in the u.s. >> reporter: back on television this morning, mommar gadhafi, staying put. that's why all eyes will be on the stock market this morning. after gas hikes at the pump. now talk of $4 a gallon. this morning, nervous investors on wall street and everyday americans on main street, are watching it. rising oil prices, translating to rising gas prices at the pump. the average price of a gallon of regular in this country, $3.38 a gallon. up 20 cents in one week. up 68 cents in a year. as gas prices go up, stock prices are falling. those stocks directly impact so many american 401(k)s, finally starting to recoup what was lost in the recession. what's behind it? >> unrest in libya is causing an increase in oil prices because of potential supply disruptions. it hits right to the consumer wallet. and has a direct and immediate impact on confidence. >> reporter: that unrest is sending oil to $99.63 a barrel. topping $100 a barrel in overnight trading. and libya's mommar gadhafi remains defiant, after telling our christiane amanpour this week, he is staying. americans across this cou
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Mar 3, 2011 7:00am EST
. the embattled leader threatens another vietnam in the u.s. intervenes, as he rides his golf cart through tripoli. >>> the presidential race begins today. campaign 2012 kicks off, as the first republican challengers to president obama announce they're ready to run. >>> fighting for his kids. charlie sheen launches a custody showdown. his soon-to-be ex-wife says he threatened her life. calls him insane. but admits her own struggle with addiction. so, where do the twin boys really belong? >>> and hang on. a woman hangs on to the hood of a car. how did she hold on tight for 35 miles and survive? >>> hello, everyone. we have a lot to get to this morning. starting out with more information about that terrorist attack against americans in germany. two service members killed. two others wounded at the frankfurt airport. german authorities now indicating that the gunman who fired on the american troops at close range was driven by islamic extremism. apparently he was yelling allah akbar. was he a lone wolf? or did he have help? >> we're going to answer the questions right away. >>> and a look at serena w
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Mar 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
monday night to explain the u.s. role in libya. and this morning in his weekly radio address, he defended sending forces there, and said the mission has been a success. david kerley is at the white house. david, the president appears to have gone on the offense, taking a lot of heat from both sides. >> reporter: he has taken a lot of criticism. you're starting to see the rollout this morning of the message from this white house that this is going well. and trying to explain to the american people what the president hopes to accomplish in libya. the weekly address today. tomorrow, you'll see the secretary of state and the defense secretary, on the sunday shows. and the speech by the president on monday night. the president spoke to 21 members of congress on a conference call, trying to nullify their concerns last night. >> and nato is supposed to take over libya tomorrow. how involved will the u.s. be in day-to-day operations there? >> reporter: that's a message that has not been very clear. the president says the u.s. is moving back from the leadership role as nato takes over. but the u.s
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Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
search for survivors as the death toll mounts by the minutes. the u.s. and other countries are rushing search squads in to help. our christiane amanpour is just outside of tokyo with this side of the story. christiane? >> reporter: robin, exactly that. race to find survivors. we spoke about it today in tokyo at the prime minister's office. they told us they have doubled the number of japanese self-defense forces. and we asked one of the officials in the prime minister's office, how many towns and villages may have been destroyed, that person just burst into tears. it was really very poipoignant. and still, there are incredible stories of survival. this man waited on top of what's left of his home. more than 48 hours later, the 60-year-old man's prayers were answered. floating nearly 10 miles off the coast of fukushima, he clung to the roof of his home, waving a red cloth. relieved to be rescued. though, sad his wife did not survive. she's been swept out to sea. across these coastal towns, people clung to rooftops, spelling out s.o.s., and waving umbrellas, hoping to attract the helicop
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Mar 7, 2011 7:00am PST
all that eager. there's a real debate, right? >> that's right, the u.s. has 727 million barrels sitting the in the strategic oil reserve. this is for emergencies only. take a look at the last time we did it, hurricane katrina, we tapped into 11 million barrels of oil. that only brought the price of gas down 3%. that's not enough to really hit home. it saves people probably about $10, george. 10 cents a gallon. >> all right, bianna, thanks very much. >>> the crisis in libya also affecting gas prices forces loyal to moammar gadhafi and the battle to key cities in libya. the obama administration is under growing pressure to stop the violence. martha raddatz is in washington with the latest. good morning. >>> good morning, robin. this is one of those growing crises where there are no easy answers and certainly no quick fixes. but that does not take the pressure off the administration. >> reporter: while rebels celebrated after pushing gadhafi's forces out of northern libya, this appears to be a fight no one is winning. a chess game that has stalled now prompting more calms for the u
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Mar 7, 2011 7:00am EST
? >> that's right, the u.s. has 727,000,000 barrels. we tapped into 11 million barrels of oil. that only brought the price of gas down 3%. that's not enough to really hit home. it saves people probably about $10, george. 10 cents a gallon. >> all right, bianna, thanks very much. >>> the crisis in libya also upsetting gas prices forces oil to moammar gadhafi, and the obama administration is under growing pressure to stop the violence. martha raddatz is in washington with the latest. good morning. >>> good morning, robin. this is one of those growing crises where there are no easy answers and certainly no quick fixes. but that does not take the pressure off the administration. >> reporter: while rebels celebrated to force rebels out of misrata in libya, this appears to be a fight no one is winning. a dhchess game that has stalled prompting the u.s. to step in with a big zone, enforcing a no-fly zone. >> this would be a signal to gadhafi when the president is serious when he says, we need for gadhafi to go. >> reporter: but it would require a 24/7 air control. dozens of planes to keep gadha
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Mar 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
, for the first time, allies flew more missions over libya than the u.s. did. of course, even with that news, there are reports of the uae hesitating before contributing any military. of norway turning its pilots back because they weren't sure who was going to be in charge. it is still a work in progress, this coalition, robin. >> back here at home, is the u.s. congress united in how to handle this, jake? >> reporter: i was e-mailing all night with members of the house and senate. there is real disappointment. it seems all of the republicans i spoke to and the liberal democrats, there was one conference call over the weekend, where one democrat read a quote from candidate obama, about the need to seek congressional approval before taking military action. and the member of congress said, i agree with candidate obama. the white house says they are consulting. but this was a fast-moving process. and one senior white house official said last week, some critics on capitol hill were complaining we're going too slow. now, they're complaining we're going too fast. robin? >> jake tapper at the white
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Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
the air strikes from the u.s. and allies are intensifying. and it appears that colonel gadhafi may be looking for a way out, even as he vows to fight on. martha raddatz is in washington. has the latest on all of this. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this war is not dying down. and gadhafi's forces are not backing off, with vicious attacks overnight on opposition forces. as the military operation enters its fifth day, at least in public, moammar gadhafi shows little sign of giving up. delivering a fiery speech to supporters on state tv. saying, we will be victorious in the end. i do not fear storms that sweep the horizon, nor do i fear the planes that throw black destruction. i am here. i am here. i am here. and despite the coalition barrage, gadhafi has been able to launch new military assaults. on rebel territory. and there's new images this morning abc obtained from intelligence sources on what prompted the coalition operation. see that mosque? gadhafi's forces opened fire on protesters there. now, look on the right. gadhafi had the mosque razed. there is
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Mar 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
questions. in that same interview i asked defense secretary gates will the u.s. have been fully pulled out of this mission by the end of 2011. secretary gates says there's no one who has an answer to that question. and the american people are skeptical and have a lot of questions. this military action has a 47% approval rating. that's allow. usually when the u.s. launches a military action there's a rally around the flag. you see numbers in the 60s and 70s. the president has his work cut out for him, that's why he's speaking to the american people tonight to boost his support and explain why they're there. >> and he will emphasize that no u.s. ground troops will be used. jake, thanks very much. we'll cover the president's address, diane sawyer will anchor at 7:30 eastern. and you can see it on abc. >> anxious to hear what the president is going to say. >>> there was an unusual apology from the vice president's office after a biden staffer ushered a reporter to a storage closet to wait there. it appears that they did not want the orlando sentinel talking before the vice president shows up.
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Mar 10, 2011 7:00am EST
assistance, trying to get that aid to the border to help the libyan people. but the u.s. is skeptical for the no-fly zone. it is meeting with more support from arab and gulf state governments these days. the u.s. is skeptical that it would have the desired effect. given that most of the attacks on the libyan people by gadhafi are land attacks. i wouldn't expect it just now. >> and it seems like the white house doesn't think it's wise for the u.s. to be seen as the leader of this effort. >> reporter: not at all. exactly. they want this to be a european-centered effort. that's why you have nato taking the front line on this. and they also don't want this to be seen as the u.s. pushing out gadhafi. they want this to be from the libyan people. and also from the international community, not the u.s. >> okay, jake. thanks very much. elizabeth? >> all right. >>> turning now to a story in wisconsin where thousands of angry protesters swarmed the capitol building wednesday night, shouting angrily outside the heavily-guarded senate chamber over the bill to bust wisconsin unions. chris bury has
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Mar 11, 2011 7:00am PST
should add there are close to 100,000 u.s. military personnel and dependants in japan. the u.s. military is saying they're all safe thus far. >> that's right. military planes were stuck up in the air circling when it hit. let's check with sam champion. >> elizabeth, george, good morning. it is a gorgeous day in most of california. we expect to see dry, beautiful skies. the northwest will have a couple showers. the systems around earlier have already moved in. just a showery day in portland, 53 degrees there. palm springs, 84, beautiful weather in southern california. r >> america's weather in the next half hour. george, elizabeth? >> thank you, sam. staying live all along on the west coast with special coverage of the disaster in the pacific. [ male announcer ] those with frequent heartburn imagine a day when we can eat what we want and sleep soundly through the night. prevacid®24hr. just one pill helps keep you heartburn-free for a full 24 hours. aflac! oh, i've just got major medical... major medical. ...but it helps pay the doctors. pays the doctors, boyyy! [ quack ] oh yeah? what ab
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Mar 6, 2011 7:00am PST
-fly zone in libya. is this a viable option for the u.s.? >> well, look, we're really going to ask him about that and see how viable it could be. you know there is a lot of discussion about it. there are many people who are saying that would cause military intervention in order just to be able to establish a no-fly zone. and others who say that, frankly, there should be some kind of show of force, some kind of deterrent to prevent the libyan air force putting its jets in the sky. so far what we know is the air force is using those jets against either rebel forces or, indeed, ammunition dumps or airfields held by the rebels. >> well, and mccain goes on to suggest that the revolutionary movement could be extended throughout the region, not just libya. you've been covering the region for many years. what is your sense of that argument? >> well, i think there are two different issues. the libyan uprising has turned into a civil war, a civil conflict which could get more heated than it is now. the other is a much more popular uprising so far that are leading to some kind of reform and the hope fo
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Mar 4, 2011 7:00am EST
. the u.s. government now says robert levinson is alive and being held somewhere in southeast asia. it's asking iran for help reuniting levinson with his family. but iran says they know nothing. >>> the nfl and the players union have gone into overtime. they put another 24 hours on the clock to settle their labor dispute. midnight tonight is the new deadline for both sides to agree on the $9 billion revenue sharing package, or face the first work stoppage since 1987. >>> and airfares are taking off again. the major airlines are charging up to $20 more for round-trip domestic flights. it's the sixth time this year they've raised fares, thanks to high oil prices. >>> there's a major, new survey out on sex this morning. it shows abstinence is in. 28% say they have never had sexual contact with another person. many say, they're just too busy with other activities. >> it was another -- they never had that kind of thing. okay. >> okay. >> it's friday. >>> let's go -- happy friday. you were thinking it. >> fine. now, i have to take it. fine. good morning, everybody. and happy friday. let's ge
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Mar 27, 2011 8:00am EDT
'll talk about how the mission has been a success. now it's time for the u.s. to step back and play a support role. these are the questions we'll be asking our guests today, on "this week." secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. questions along the lines of, how long will we be there? that's a question i put specifically to defense secretary gates. do you think we'll be gone by the end of the year? do you think the mission will be over by the end of the year? >> i don't think anybody knows the answer. >> i think that's a difficult point for the president to make to the people. you'll probably see him try to skate over the end game. he'll try to paint the fact that we're receding back to a support role as an exit strategy of sorts. >> so a big question mark there. jake, the white house is trying to make a clear distinction between military action and violence across the middle east. that we have continued to see. >> that's a question i'll put to secretary of state clinton. people suffering from repressive governments and slaughter all over the world
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